Cheap flights to Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic

WAS — PUJ
Aug 13 — Aug 202

Flights to Punta Cana in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$608Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$250From New York to Punta Cana
One-way from$109One-way flight from New York to Punta Cana (PUJ)

Cheap flights to Punta Cana in August, September 2022

The best prices found for PUJ flights for August, September
Aug 23 - Aug 29
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

20h 02m
PUJ

Punta Cana

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

26h 13m
$250

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Aug 26 - Aug 29
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

12h 20m
PUJ

Punta Cana

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

18h 14m
$267

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 13 - Sep 20
EWR

Newark

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

8h 58m
PUJ

Punta Cana

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 42m
$269

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Punta Cana 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Punta Cana found for this year
Aug 23 - Aug 29
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

20h 02m
PUJ

Punta Cana

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

26h 13m
$250

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Aug 26 - Aug 29
LGA

New York LaGuardia

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

12h 20m
PUJ

Punta Cana

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

18h 14m
$267

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 13 - Sep 20
EWR

Newark

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

8h 58m
PUJ

Punta Cana

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 42m
$269

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Last minute flights to Punta Cana

Late deals on round-trip flights to Punta Cana, departing today and this week
Aug 13 - Aug 19
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

20h 05m
PUJ

Punta Cana

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

20h 40m
$342

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Aug 18 - Aug 26
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

PUJ

Punta Cana

1 stop

20h 12m
PUJ

Punta Cana

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

20h 40m
$349

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Aug 13 - Aug 25
EWR

Newark

PUJ

Punta Cana

2 stops

16h 03m
PUJ

Punta Cana

EWR

Newark

2 stops

18h 20m
$361

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Punta Cana?

The cheapest ticket to Punta Cana found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$386

February

$378

March

$459

April

$486

May

$470

June

$598

July

$700

August

$559

September

$467

October

$422

November

$503

December

$469

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Punta Cana is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Punta Cana?

Average Punta Cana flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

NYC - PUJ

Price

$378 - $750

PUJ

Temperature

77 - 82.4 °F

PUJ

Rainfall

2.1 - 6 inches

When is the best time to book a flight to Punta Cana?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Punta Cana, you should look to book at least 60 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Punta Cana?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Punta Cana. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Punta Cana?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Punta Cana. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.

Overview

Located on the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is fast becoming one of the most visited destinations in the Caribbean. The area, though still dusty and desolate in parts, is the site of some major resort developments and continues to see an influx of new investors.  But what most people care about when they book flights to Punta Cana is a vacation on the glorious beaches. Featuring 20 miles of white sands set against a backdrop of palm trees, the Punta Cana beaches are second-to-none in the Caribbean. Spend your vacation relaxing in the sun-drenched private beach areas of your chosen resort hotel, and dine at night under the stars with the Caribbean ocean as your backdrop. Whatever your reason for booking Punta Cana flights and hotels, it’s sure to be a relaxation steeped in serenity.

How long is the flight to Punta Cana?

Flights from the United States to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic range from 3h-30h. The quickest flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Punta Cana International Airport, Dominican Republic is 10h 1m, while the fastest flight from San Francisco International Airport is 10h 45m. Moreover, the shortest flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport is 3h 51m. However, some flights can take as long as 30h, depending on the number of layovers and the duration of each layover.

Where can you get direct flights to Punta Cana from the United States?

If you’re looking for direct Punta Cana Flight deals, you can find them in several popular airports that are in the United States. For example, John F. Kennedy International Airport has airlines like Delta and JetBlue Airwars that service direct flights to Punta Cana. Likewise, if you’re near Newark Liberty International Airport you can use United Airlines to get a direct flight to your destination. Additionally, Philadelphia International Airport offers direct flights to Punta Cana, which can be convenient for anyone who wants to avoid layovers.

How do you get from Punta Cana airport(s) to the city centre?

One of the great things about Punta Cana Airport is that it makes it easy for travelers like you to get to the city centre. For instance, once you arrive at the airport, you can find taxicabs outside of the customs area. A taxi can bring you to the city centre in less than 25 minutes for about $25. Also, this airport collaborates with numerous car rental agencies that are ready to provide service to you whenever necessary. These car rental services include Europcar, Avis, Hetz, Dollar, Sixt, Payless, and Thrifty. Booths for each car rental service can be found on the ground floor of both Terminal A and Terminal B.

What are some things to do in Punta Cana?

Once you’re in Punta Cana, there are plenty of things you can do to enjoy your stay. In particular, this city has beautiful beaches like Bavaro Beach, Macao Beach, Arena Gorda Beach, Juanillo Beach, and Playa Blanca, which can be ideal for guests who want to relax on the sand, swim in the ocean and enjoy the marvelous view. Additionally, if you like to gamble, Punta Cana has several casinos, including Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana, Dominic Casino & Lounge Club, Princess Tower Casino, and Kviar Show Disco & Casino Punta Cana. And if you like to shop, you can visit Tropical Treasure, HARRISON’S Fine Caribbean Jewelers, La Perla Dominicana, Don Lucas Cigars, and Little Switzerland. You can also visit caverns and caves like Cave Oleg Bat House and Cenote Indigena Las Ondas, along with islands like Saona Island and Isla Catalina. Other activities include helicopter tours, spas, off-road tours, horseback riding, ziplining, and snorkeling.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Punta Cana?

If you’re an American Citizen, you must travel with a valid passport in order to enter the Dominican Republic. Moreover, you need to obtain a travel visa in order to enter the country. You can either get your travel visa online through the Dominican Embassy or you can get a tourist card once you arrive at the airport for $10. Either one of these will enable a traveler to stay in the country for up to 30 days.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Punta Cana?

Punta Cana (PUJ), located 9.2 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Punta Cana. Booking flights from New York to Punta Cana should be relatively easy as there are 11 daily flights from 17 different airlines.

How popular are flights to Punta Cana (PUJ) this year?

Flights to Punta Cana have seen a 57% increase in demand compared to the previous year.

Other local departures to Punta Cana from the United States